Mixed Feelings

Mixed Feelings

I just had to laugh at myself for getting all sentimental seeing our trusty OLD harvest gold oven being tossed out of our kitchen today!  You have served us well for the past 10 years that we've lived in this home.I will miss you. . . At least for the...

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Catholic Cuisine

I just posted a recent news report by Rome Reports over at Catholic Cuisine.  I thought it turned out cute and wanted to share it with you all here as well!You can read the whole article here: Food Blog with a Catholic Touch Although I am not quite sure...

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The Marian ATC Swap

The Marian ATC Swap

Yesterday afternoon, in the middle of celebrating Snuggles' birthday, we were all very excited when the mailman delivered our artist trading cards (ATC's) from the Marian ATC Swap.My children had so much fun looking at all the lovely illustrations, in honor of Our...

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On Christian Fatherhood

Prayer for FathersSt. Joseph, guardian of Jesus and chaste husband of Mary, you passed your life in loving fulfillment of duty. You supported the holy family of Nazareth with the work of your hands. Kindly protect those who trustingly come to you. You know their...

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This Week’s Progress

This Week’s Progress

 ~ Monday, June 14th ~  (The boys were both hired by the contractor, one on Monday and the other on Thursday, to clean up!)  ~ Tuesday, June 15th ~ ~ Thursday, June 17th ~ Photo Credit :  Rascal ~ Friday, June 18th ~ 

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Prayer of Mothers

Father in heaven, grant me the grace to appreciate the dignity which you have conferred on me. Let me realize that not even the Angels have been blessed with such a privilege—to share in your creative miracle and bring new Saints to heaven. Make me a good mother to all my children after the example of Mary, the Mother of your Son. Through the intercession of Jesus and Mary I ask your continued blessings on my family. Let us all be dedicated to your service on earth and attain the eternal happiness of your kingdom in heaven. Amen.


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Sean & Jessica, Captain-23, Ranger-22, Twinkle Toes-20, Chiquita-18, Snuggles-16, Rose-14, Bud-12, Grace-6 and Joy-4 (blog nicknames)

A Little About Me

Hi! I'm Jessica, a Roman Catholic wife and home educating mother to our nine children. I was home educated myself, along with my eleven younger siblings. I have a special devotion to St. Therese, through whom I have been given much help and many blessings--the beautiful "Shower of Roses" that she has sent my way! Here I will record a few of the blessings I treasure. Please remember that what you see here is just a little glimpse at our lives, so please say a prayer for us, as we continue to strive for holiness.

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